Chasing rainbows: What will be in store for Hong Kong’s LGBTQ+ Community?

Though Hong Kong has completed its tenth Pride Parade, the path remains an uphill road – is the city still “after the same rainbows’ end”? People striding down the streets in solidarity is a common sight in Hong Kong, often half-jokingly referred to as the City of Protests. However, the banners raised in this parade […]

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The precarious balance between Cantonese and Mandarin in Hong Kong

As Hong Kong’s balance between Cantonese and Mandarin delves into riskier socio-cultural and political waters, where will Hong Kong turn? Cantonese and Mandarin are today’s two most spoken Chinese languages, each rich with millennia of culture. In recent years, however, the tension between the two is simmering. While Cantonese has been the de facto vernacular spoken […]

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The precarious balance between Cantonese and Mandarin in Hong Kong

As Hong Kong’s balance between Cantonese and Mandarin delves into riskier socio-cultural and political waters, where will Hong Kong turn? Cantonese and Mandarin are today’s two most spoken Chinese languages, each rich with millennia of culture. In recent years, however, the tension between the two is simmering. While Cantonese has been the de facto vernacular […]

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